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Published: Wednesday 22 March 2023

Reflux awareness

As baby massage, baby yoga or baby reflexology teachers, we often see babies who are upset for some reason. Sometimes this is just due to needing a feed or a nap but sometimes it…

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Published: Monday 20 March 2023

Changing clocks: top tips for keeping baby's sleep settled

With the clocks about to change on on Sunday 26th March 2023, we thought it a wise time to offer some advice on how to keep baby's sleeping settled, both for their benefit and…

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Published: Thursday 02 March 2023

The benefits of Tummy Time for babies

If you're a parent or work with babies you'll have no doubt come across the concept of 'tummy time'; the NHS describe it as the time your baby spends on their tummy when they are…

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Published: Tuesday 07 February 2023

Oxytocin: the 'love hormone'

St Valentine’s Day is coming up and we love it as an excuse to sing the praises of oxytocin - often dubbed the ‘drug of love’ or ‘hormone of cuddles’ - and how it relates to infant ma…

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Published: Monday 30 January 2023

Ideas for sensory items for your toddler yoga, music & movement or Calmer Stories classes

Sensory items can be a great way to add more fun and interesting movements to your baby or child classes, in particular Calmer Stories, music and movement and toddler yoga…

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Published: Friday 20 January 2023

If you're a parent you will more than likely have been along to a class or party where a beautifully bright and colourful parachute was used to interact with and entertain…

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Published: Wednesday 18 January 2023

Baby and toddler yoga breathing techniques: alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Shodhan)

In another of our series looking at breathing techniques you could use in your baby or toddler yoga classes, or perhaps Calmer Stories sessions, we focus on alternate nostril…

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Published: Wednesday 16 November 2022

When not to massage baby

Although baby massage is almost always a pleasurable experience for both baby and parents or carers, there are occasions when it is best not to massage baby. Here are some general…

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Published: Tuesday 15 November 2022

What do I need to train as a baby massage instructor?

Students often ask ‘What do I need to train as a baby instructor?’ We do have a few requirements to join our infant massage instructor course although there is flexibility as this lis…

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Published: Friday 11 November 2022

Top ten toddler yoga books and resources

Our excellent Certificate in Teaching Toddler Yoga course sits alongside our Certificate in Teaching Baby Yoga course. Our sensory and yoga-inspired programme is a great way of…

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Published: Friday 04 November 2022

Top 14 'why things might go wrong' in your baby massage class

Most of the time baby massage sessions for most instructors will be enjoyable and fun, especially if they’re well-trained and have the skills to teach efficiently and k…

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Published: Thursday 27 October 2022

The benefits of massage for babies

So what are the benefits of massage for babies? Did you know that a ten minute massage, two or three times a week helps make a more confident parent-infant relationship? Babies…

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